You do need to start thinking about how you are going to handle the custodial and shared parenting responsibilities when he goes to school or if one of you is planning on moving in the near future. Based on the thoughtfulness you have already demonstrated, I am sure that you will work out an arrangement based on your son's best interests and developmental needs. Keep up the great parenting. Thanks for offering us all an example of how divorced parents can keep their "eyes on the prize."
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Carleton Kendrick has been in private practice as a family therapist and has worked as a consultant for more than 20 years. He has conducted parenting seminars on topics ranging from how to discipline toddlers to how to stay connected with teenagers. Kendrick has appeared as an expert on national broadcast media such as CBS, Fox Television Network, Cable News Network, CNBC, PBS, and National Public Radio. In addition, he's been quoted in the New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, USA Today, Reader's Digest, BusinessWeek, Good Housekeeping, Woman's Day, and many other publications.
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